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Table 6_1_1-2b

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 6_1_1.2b
Women who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who received prenatal care in the first trimester, by ethnicity, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalNon-HispanicHispanic, all races
All racesWhiteBlack
Mother's ageUnder 1547.90.845.00.952.41.742.
35 and over88.
Mother's education,a age 20 and overLess than high school72.
High school graduate82.
At least some college91.
Residence locationbMetropolitan84.
  Large central metro84.
  Large fringe metro86.
  Medium metro83.
  Small metro82.
Micropolitan (nonmetro)
Noncore (nonmetro)

a Education data are for persons age 20 and over and exclude the following States: FL, ID, KS, KY, NE, NH, NY (not including NYC), PA, SC, TN, TX, and WA, that implemented the 2003 Revisions to the U.S Standard Birth Certificate.

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Natality.


Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6_1_1-2b: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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